Technology

Image ArchiCAD plug-in turns OBJ and FBX objects into ArchiCAD library parts as alternative to creating objects with GDL

Image Autodesk partners with Topcon for new BIM 360 Layout app that guides users to physical locations on site.

Image HPC-SA’s ArchiWIZARD software uses raytracing technology for solar heat gain and lighting analysis.

Image Clients and contractors can now get involved in the BIM workflow through mobile devices

Image New solution on Aconex Platform manages BIM data between design and construction teams and in to operations.

Image Academic Workshop to explore how BIM educational activities are affecting the attainment of educational outcomes.

Image Having only just acquired Gehry Technologies, it seems Trimble has wasted no time in productizing the technology that GT had developed

Image The Colas Group selects McLaren’s FusionLive as its global engineering collaboration solution

Image California-based @Xi Computer Corporation has revamped its entire workstation line up

Image Concerto’s Integrated Project and Asset Management Solution supports the BIM Common Data Environment

Image Trimble continues its AEC acquisition trend, this time bagging the technical expertise and products of Gehry Technologies

Image AceCad Software has released a free version of BIMReview with functionality designed to enable effective review and visual communication with BIM models at all stages of a construction project

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Leica Geosystems is claiming a major leap forward in laser scanning project efficiency with Cyclone 9.0, the latest release of its point cloud solution for processing laser scan data.

Image NBS has won the £1 million Technology Strategy Board contract to develop the Digital Toolkit for BIM for the procurement of buildings and infrastructure. The Toolkit defines and tests the BIM data required at each stage of a project.

Image We recently announced the beta version of Autodesk’s ‘Sundial’, its mid-life update to Revit. We are just in time to announce the launch of Revit 2015 R2

Image V7.2 of AceCad BIMReview makes it easier to share models, mark-ups, viewpoints, annotations, and measurements

Image HP has updated its desktop Z Workstation line up with the introduction of the Z440, Z640 and Z840

Image The ‘Radius’ portable workstation family from NextComputing offers the power of a high-end desktop workstation

Image Intel has launched its new chip, the Haswell-based Xeon E5 v3 series: great news for ray trace rendering.

Image Getting information into project collaboration software can be laborious task. Here’s a solution for automated BIM connection